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Saturday, 17 August 2019

BA Journalism student Róisín McManus represented Ireland at the major international Future News Worldwide Summit for young journalism students in London in July. This is the second year that an NUI Galway Journalism student has been chosen for the summit. Third-year BA with Journalism student, Róisín is one of two students selected from Ireland to be a delegate at the highly prestigious summit, hosted by Thomson Reuters in Canary Wharf in London. She was chosen from more than 3,000 applicants to be one of just 100 delegates from 53 different countries globally at the event. The Future News Worldwide summit is a three-day intensive media training programme where students engage in workshops, lectures and discussion groups with world-leading editors, broadcasters, writers and reporters, and see how publishers around the world are using technology. It is a partnership programme between the British Council and some of the world’s leading media organisations and technology companies including Google, Facebook and Reuters. Read the full story here.